Senior Finance Analyst

Date: 13 May 2023

Location: London, LND, GB, SE1 7TY

Company: Glanbia

Senior Finance Analyst
Glanbia Performance Nutrition
Join this dynamic team focused on delivering better nutrition for every step of life’s journey!

The Opportunity 

 This is a 12 month FTC position reporting to the Commercial Finance Manager UK/I. 
•    UK&I Finance team lead for FP&A, responsible for leading the UK&I month-end process and production and coordination of all reporting deliverables to the Central FP&A team and International Leadership Team.
•    Lead on business planning and mid-year forecasting processes, coordinating interfaces between the UK&I business teams, finance team and the Central FP&A team to produce fully appraised plans.
•    Brand Finance lead for SlimFast, working closely with the commercial and marketing teams to develop value-additive expertise on brand health, distribution and investment opportunities and product / channel performance.
•    Support the CFM in building deeper insight into Trade Spend with retailers – accuracy of SKU margins, promo timing and ROIs, etc. – working closely with the Revenue Growth Manager to maximise spend effectiveness.
•    Support the FD in working closely with the Europe Product Supply Finance team in Middlesborough to understand drivers of variances in UK&I Cost of Goods Sold, including production volumes, overheads allocations and supply efficiency targets.
•    Lead on key reporting improvements, including opportunities for automation, new data and insights, and development of BI dashboards.
•    Work proactively to improve business understanding of brand performance – across both SlimFast and Sports brands – including brand profitability, SKU margin performance, consumption analysis and marketing efficiency / ROI.
•    Provide support to Project Flash – the integration of the new SAP forecasting system for GPN. Embed the JDA Collaborate demand planning system into financial forecasting processes for UK&I, to ensure close alignment of commercial and financial forecasts.
•    Provide support to the FD and CFM, as required, in areas such as new business evaluations and decision reports, new product value-chain analysis, marketing ROI appraisals and capex appraisals.
•    Provide analysis, as required, to the Sales, Marketing, Customer and RGM teams to support strategic planning and spend decisions.


 The Skills you will bring to the team
•    Ability to work in a fast-paced, high growth culture.
•    Self-starter, with a focus on high-quality output, and ability to work to and hit challenging deadlines.
•    Highly numerate; combining a commercial and analytical mind-set, strong attention to detail and an ability to manipulate and analyse large volumes of data.
•    Ability to multi-task across a range of projects.
•    Ability to influence and build collaborative cross-functional relationships.
•    Strong communication skills, written and verbal.
•    A team player, with a strong desire to drive team success and capability, as well as personal development.
•    High energy approach, with a strong work / life balance ethic.


If you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please apply!
Where and how you will work  
The opportunity will be based in London with hybrid working arrangements available through our Smart working model which allows you a greater choice in how you work and live, giving you a better work-life balance.  
What we would like to offer you!  
The opportunity to develop your career on a global stage, continuous learning through an on-demand learning platform, and a competitive compensation package.
About Glanbia  

The Glanbia Group comprises three divisions: Glanbia Performance Nutrition, Glanbia Nutritional's, and Joint Ventures. Collectively and with our partners we offer an incredible breadth of expertise in nutrition. We employ a team of 6,000 people, work with global food and beverage companies, and sell our award-winning and market-leading products in 130 countries worldwide.  


At Glanbia, we celebrate diversity, because we know that our individual strengths make us stronger together. We welcome and encourage interest from a variety of candidates, we will give your application consideration, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

At Glanbia, our culture celebrates individuality, knowing that together we are more.